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supplies and sent off to new york and new jersey. the city of hoboken is finally getting back on its feet after flooding stranded 20,000 people. governor chris christie says the power situation has drastically improved. >> remember, at the height of the storm we were at 2.7 million. a million more customers have been restored. >> in connecticut, garbage is piling up all along the streets as flooded basements are being cleaned out. let's go back to new york. washed out subways are starting to come back, and there are huge lines on buses as the city deals with a gridlock nightmare. work could begin today on removing that massive crane that's been dangling high above a midtown manhattan street. and a lot of people are questioning the decision to go ahead with the new york city marathon on sunday. to lower manhattan where power may not come back until the weekend. our reporter from wnbc found an incredible sight near a supermarket. >> look how desperate it has gotten here in this neighborhood. people are dumpster diving. what they're going after is the food. some i've spoke within are so hung
famous christmas tree. take a look. >> three, two, one! >> pretty beautiful there. new york city mayor michael bloomberg did the honors flipping the switch on 30,000 led lights covering the norway spruce. the spruce is from mt. olive, new jersey. incidentally, that tree survived hurricane sandy. the rockefeller sandy tree tradition began in 1931 when worker building the center put up the very first one. a little bigger and fancier. and for a look at your national weather and a look at the tree, let's go down to the plaza where our meteorologist is standing by with a look at your weather. front row seats there. >> it's amazing. it wasn't turned on earlier this morning when we came in. now it's in the full glory. do you get a better backdrop than this? it's absolutely gorgeous. even for the early morning people walking by and viewing the tree, it's not that cold out here. but it isn't windy either. so you're not seeing the lights rattle on the branches of the tree this morning. that could change though as we go into the next couple of days. we're dealing with really nice weather across t
are heading to new york city this hour to get ready for the parade. i'm sure lines are already forming, about 3 million getting ready to line the streets. no problems with the winds and a little chilly in philly. the nation's capital going to be in the mid to upper 50s. this is about as a warm as it gets. we have cold weather come saturday and keep that in mind for your weekend plans. late in the day, a cold front heads through chicago, kansas city, st. louis, down through missouri. you will have a chance of a few showers. it won't ruin your thanksgiving day. keep that in mind if you have afternoon outdoor plans. you will be wearing shorts in dallas today, 80 degrees on thanksgiving day. looks like we will see very warm conditions in oklahoma and all the way through the midwest. the northwest finally dried you out after a brutal stretch of rainy weather. no problems in l.a. and phoenix. trying to take a look ahead to black friday shopping. any going out late tonight, i know a lot of people lining up, stores open at midnight, from the northern plains, today's warm, tonight, very cold. tomorrow
on their back. you know, it's -- >> frustrating, i bet. >> very frustrating. >> reporter: from new york city to new jersey, desperation is now replacing sadness. >> you need to come here and help us. we need assistance. please. >> reporter: crews are trying to salvage mere shells of once thriving communities. residents locked out of their homes for safety reasons are losing patience. >> why is it unsafe there and nowhere else? talk to the rest of the homeowners. >> we got the gas company trying to shut the gas lines off. >> i don't care about a house. i'd rather care about your life. >> reporter: in new york city many are questioning the mayor's priorities as they prepare for the yearly marathon. >> we're pulling bodies out of the water. you see the disconnect here? >> reporter: the pain from sandy still fresh with communities anxious to recover. forecasters say a winter storm could get here well before the power is back on next week. reporting live in atlantic city, i'm danielle lee. back to you. >> thank you, danielle. more on that storm coming up. >>> first, crippled public transportation
this afternoon right over the top of the philadelphia to new york city area, that's where we could see minor accumulations. we're not talking a lot. the cities themselves, probably the roads will be fine, on the cars and the grass, maybe an inch or two. north and west of philadelphia, pennsylvania, northwest jersey could get from two to three inches. southern new england could pick up an inch or two and that could even accumulate on the roads. the airports could have minor issues as that falls from the sky. also down in the southeast, lynn, the other travel spot today, a lot of thunderstorms rolling through louisiana, mississippi and alabama. we'll track it all for you. i'll give you an update a little later. >> thanks so much. >>> a mystery in ramallah as the remains of former palestinian leader yasir arafat are exhumed. >>> plus, a photo of what could be the world's most infamous iceberg goes under the hammer. your headlines are straight ahead. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wa
round up. and remembering the man who transformed baseball. plus new york city's iconic empire state building shows off some new high tech lighting. ♪ if it wasn't for you ♪ don't know what i'd do ♪ i'd have nothing to prove ♪ i'd have nothing to lose ♪ i'd be all lost at sea ♪ with no reason to make it through ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the celebration diamond collection. ♪ if it wasn't for you [ male announcer ] diamonds so expertly cut, we guarantee them for life. zales is the diamond store. let love shine. . >>> just a tragedy in new york last night as a commuter bus plow the into a long island home and killed a 6-year-old boy inside. the bus had swerved to avoid a pedestrian when it lost control. at least nine bus passengers were treated for injuries. >>> to georgia where a similar accident almost killed a toddler inside a family's jewelry store. this 18 month old ran into his father's office just seconds before the 84-year-old driver plowed the car right into the store. the child suffered only minor injuries and the driver who was a customer was cited for
to discuss all of this with him. >>> meanwhile, in new york city, thanksgiving is already under way. jay gray is with us along the parade route of the 86th annual macy's thanksgiving day parade. all right, jay, what are you up to now? >> reporter: good morning. you can see the floats lined up behind me on 77. what you see first is hello kitty, one of the newest floats, along with papa smurf. the balloons are lined up. if we come back to street level, you can see the floats lined up as well. everybody is ready to get these things going. it's an exciting morning. part of these floats that will be in the parade this year, we have a float that honors and represents the first responders to hurricane sandy, an important part of the theme of this year's parade. they want to make sure everyone here watching remembers the tragedy a few weeks ago. and everyone will be wearing a lapel pin, part of those rememb remembering those lost in hurricane sandy and remembering there's still a lot of work to be done here. a big part of that work is getting back to normal and what's more normal than this parade in
committing random acts of kindness. >>> speaking of random acts, this new york city police officer did something incredibly kind for a homeless veteran in need. and he did it when he thought no one else was looking. >> reporter: it was a moment of kindness captured in a photograph. an nypd officer helping an apparently homeless man. >> it was freezing. and the first thing i thought was, this is absolutely unacceptable. so i went up to him, and i was, like, where are your socks or your shoes or anything? >> reporter: the officer says he was so moved by what he saw, he went into this store to find the man a pair of shoes. >> it's kind of hard not to be inspired. again, it was a regular night. it was pretty busy, business as usual, but again, this officer kind of took the time, saw something, came in and took that extra step. >> reporter: jose was working in the skechers store at the time. news 4 has obtained security video from the store. he helped him find a pair of waterproof boots and let the officer use his employee discount. the officer signed for his purchase, and the two shook han
inch or two is possible tuesday. areas from north of philly and north and west of new york city. >> all right, bill, thanks so much. >>> justin bieber called, quote, white trash for what he wore in a photo while meeting a vip. we'll show it to you. >>> plus, the rolling stones kick off a handful of 50th anniversary concerts. details next. entertainment straight ahead. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ cat 1 ] i am not a vegetarian... look at these teeth! they're made for meat! [ cat 2 ] do i look like i'm stalking plants? [ male announcer ] most dry foods add plant protein, like gluten but iams never adds gluten. iams adds 50% more animal protein, [ cat 3 ] look at this body! under this shiny coat is a lean, mean purring machine [ cat 4 ] i am too! hahahaha! [ male announcer ] iams. with 50% more animal protein. [ cat 5 ] yum! [ cat 1 ] i'm an iams cat. feed me what i'm born to eat. meow. i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to
. and the massive crane that's been dangling over the side of a new york city high-rise has now been secured. that means people living and working near the site will finally be allowed to return. >>> viewers of our nbc universal telethon special hurricane sandy, coming together, donated nearly $23 million to the american red cross friday night. it was the highest number of donations made by phone, techt and online to the red cross in five years. >>> if you would like to make a donation or find out more information, head to the web, check out nbc news.com. >>> more than 1,000 runners who lost out on their chance to run in this year's new york city marathon joined together in a different kind of race on sunday to help those hardest hit by sandy. they traveled on the same ferry that would have stayen them to statin island delivering desperately needed supplies like water, toilet paper and ready to eat meals. >>> president obama was interrupted for two full minutes during his appearance by back-to-back hecklers. one of whom could be seen struggling with police. after a second protesters disrupte
, and drivers in new york city are still feeling the frustration of these long lines of gasoline. now officials are following new jersey's lead by ordering fuel rationing beginning today to deal with the fuel shortages and distribution delays. meanwhile, buyer beware. if you're in the market for a new or used car in the coming years, it should be something to be concerned about. >> reporter: just like in hurricanes past, sandy left behind lots of soaked and sand-filled cars. >> the estimate is there's at least 16,000 new cars that were damaged and up to 250,000 used cars. >> reporter: and guess where many, if not most, will end up? >> put back into the market and resold to unsuspecting consumers. >> reporter: so what do you do? >> the number one thing for anybody looking to buy a used car is to pull a vehicle history report. >> reporter: also, let a mechanic you trust take a look at it, or at the very least, inspect the car yourself and include a smell test. >> the odor. when a car sits in standing water, particularly in salt water, that car will take on a smell that's very difficult to get rid
that. central park in new york city had almost five inches which is unheard of this early in the season. the storm almost looks like a tropical storm. it's wrapping warmer air into new england. the roads will melt in a hurry in especially the high traffic areas. the snow has just about ended in the white. a little left here. the big heavy snows are done with in just about all areas. so we're going to deal with rain, drizzle and strong gusty winds. if there's going to be any wind damage this morning, it's going to be out here on cape cod. providence, good wind. we have been gusting in the 50s for the last couple hours over the island and all through cape cod. that's the only issue with the storm left. as i mentioned, the temperatures are starting to go above freezing especially the big cities. the highways will see improvement as we go throughout the morning. the forecast goes into the 40s. later today they're showing zero problems on the roads in all these locations. we should be in the 50s on friday, so it will be gone. there's another big storm behind this one. blizzard warnings in mo
to helping out the victims of hurricane sandy. united way of new york city will provide 1,000 thanksgiving turkey dinners for residents of coney island. >>> also the first lady will be presented with the official white house christmas tree. it's going to be displayed throughout the holiday season in the blue room of the executive mansion. this year the 19-foot fraser fir comes from ash county. >>> the national dog show is going to re-air again tonight at 8:00 p.m. on nbc. >>> an incredible sight. 150 cars and trucks mangled over a two-mile stretch. we'll have that next. >>> plus, a feat even new york jets fans might find amazing. gang green gives up an astounding 35 points in just 2:14. you're watching "first look" on msnbc.an - you can stay in and like something... or you can get out there and actually like something. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good
'easter forecast has improved. i know a lot of us in new york city could see our first snowflakes of the year. >> good news there. bill, thanks so much. in addition to the white house, we're going to look at some of the hotly contested senate races across the countriment let's go back there. a beautiful sight. it's nbc's democracy plaza at the heart of rockefeller center. check us out at nbc news.com/democracy plaza. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ girl ] hey! [ both laugh ] ♪ hi victor! mom? i know you got to go in a minute but this is a real quick meal, that's perfect for two! campbell's chunky beef with country vegetables, poured over rice! [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> bruce springsteen performing at an obama campaign event last night in columbus, ohio. speaking of the boss in home state of new jersey, officials are making sure that voters can cast their ballots despite the devastation from hurricane sandy. voters whose polling places were flooded were busy filling out forms yesterday to cast provisional ba
, the winds have to be light enough for those big parade floats, balloons in new york city, the macy's parade. the showers in texas will be isolated at best and still the northwest is only troublesome weather so this morning just like yesterday bundle yourself up with the gloves and the hats in the northeast. nice afternoon and much of the country looks very tranquil. >> good news. bill, thanks so much. >>> just ahead, thousands more people across the country are awake right now. we'll tell you why. >>> and another breakup on the horizon for the kardashians? >>> plus, this week we found out who "people's" sexiest man is live is. >> do you think willie geist should have made that list. >> who did the onions choose? that's after the break. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios military families face, we understand. at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial adv
as a boy and promises residents that the federal government will not abandon them. >>> new york city officials say they plan to demolish hundreds of buildings damaged beyond repair by sandy. the building department says about 200 homes were wrecked by the storm. about 500 others are being checked to see how bad the damage is. >>> a space capsule made a rare nighttime landing in kazakhstan, bringing back three astronauts, including an american after a four-month voyage to the international space station. >>> the national oceanic and atmospheric administration says october was the 332nd month with an above average surface temperature. to put that into perspective, anyone ages 27 and below, including lindsay lohan and olympic great michael phelps, has never lived through a month that saw global temperatures dip below average. >>> and a rare sight as a massive waterspout formed off the coast of southern australia sunday. one meteorologist described it as the most well-formed and intense one that he has ever seen. >>> and now here's your first look at this morning's dish of scrambled poli
is selling her new york city duplex for $23.5 million. it has six bedrooms and get this monthly maintenance alone is over $11,000. >> i wonder if the door bell goes boom, boom, boom. >> good one, bill. >>> speaking of loads of cash, sean connery missed out on $450 mi million. >> listen up this is crazy. >> that's right. bill says listen up. he was offered 10% of the box office to play gandolf in the "lord of the rings" film. connery turned down the role because he didn't understand the script. is that a good enough excuse? just show up. the movies went on to make $2.9 billion. none of which is sean connery's. >> he could have had 15% of that? >> yep. >>> you would think being named to barbara walters most fascinating list would be the highlight for one direction. but you would be wrong. they greeted queen elizabeth ii when they performed in london. one of the band members said today i met the queen. can't believe it. keep it simple. >>> finally, in a recent interview, cameron diaz made some bold claims saying every woman wants to be objectified. the actress thinks it's empowering and says "
died of injuries from a fall, as sandy hit new york, bringing the city's death toll to 43. >>> homeland security janet napolitano met with disaster victims in new york. >>> and now, for a look at the national weather, we turn to bill karins with the forecast. good to see you. >> good morning. it was a beautiful day for all of the people in the cleanup area and the zone. a lot of volunteers all over the place. hard to believe 100,000 people without power still. it's crazy. let's talk about the temperatures. that's the big weather story today. look at the contrast. the cold air and the cold blast, plunging down to denver. that cold front the trying to push to the east. it's hard to see where it's lying. it's 40 in dallas. and 71 in new orleans. the warm air holding on for one more day on the east coast. and that cold front will move through with some rain as we go throughout the day today. and later tonight, for the big cities on the eastern seaboard. as far as the front, i mentioned. it's easy to draw on the map. it swept through chicago. that football game was a mess. now, the rainy wea
're going to help you. >> everything is gone. >> i know. >> so many people in that situation. in new york, the desperate race to get america's biggest city back up and running continues. water is being pumped out of the subway system. officials in new york and connecticut say the subway and commuter rail lines will start returning today although on a limited basis. it is an amazing but erie sight. much of the skyline of lower manhattan remains dark as this city enters the fourth day of a massive power outage. the flooding crisis from sandy goes beyond the east coast. these are pictures from cleveland, ohio. the river dealt with too much rain. >>> so many residents on the new jersey shore say they plan to repair and rebuild after the devastation from sandy as help slowly begins to arrive. danielle leigh is in tomz rivs , new jersey, where people are trying to do that. >> reporter: good morning, lyn. the popular locations are cut off from the rest of society this morning. on the mainland behind me, constant reminders of the devastation from sandy. the reality of sandy's drupgs is settling i
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